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Ghana starts issuing 10-year validity passport

Effective Monday, April 1, 2019, Ghana will begin issuing ordinary Ghanaian passports with a 10-year validity period. This was announced in a statement by the...

UN: Mauritius happiest nation in Africa, South Sudan least happy

A United Nations report released on Wednesday, March 20 as part of the International Day of Happiness revealed Mauritius is the happiest place in...

Quaint South African eatery named ‘Restaurant of the Year’

A small beachside restaurant in South Africa has won the top prize at the inaugural World Restaurant Awards in Paris. The Wolfgat - whose six...

Egypt expects more Chinese visitors as tourism sector continues to improve

Egypt's tourism is in constant improvement with a growing number of tourists from Western, Arab and Asian states, expecting more Chinese visitors in the...

Ethiopia to allow in African visitors with visa-on-arrival

Ethiopia is taking the dream of free movement in Africa one step further. The country will soon allow African citizens to enter without obtaining visas...

Nigeria’s Azikwe Airport named ‘most improved’ in safety in Africa

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria has been chosen as “the best improved airport in safety” by Airports Council International, (ACI) Africa region. According...

The Road to Maiduguri: Robert Nagila investigates.

Recently our reporter Robert Nagila returned from nearly 3 weeks in Northern Nigeria. He travelled over 1000 kilometres to bring you these stories from...

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World Bank approves $150 Million grant for refugees in Uganda

17 hours ago
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a grant of $150 million to Uganda from the International Development Association (IDA) to improve life...

Saudi Arabia and UAE agree to give $3 billion in aid to Sudan

18 hours ago
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates plan to send Sudan $3 billion worth of aid, throwing a lifeline to the country’s new military...

10 killed, 30 injured in Nigeria after policeman rams car into children

19 hours ago
A policeman was killed by a mob after he ran over and killed 10 people and injured 30 others in Nigeria’s northeast state of...

Uganda Airlines receives its first aircraft

19 hours ago
Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday received the first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by the Uganda National Airlines Company at Entebbe International...

Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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